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Ulcers since last 2-3 years in mouth, a red patch in my tongue occurred 2 days ago, having lots of tiny red spots in tip and some cracks like in tongue.

Ulcers since last 2-3 years in mouth, a red patch in my tongue occurred 2 days ago, having lots of tiny red spots in tip and some cracks like in tongue.

Better to be seen by: Except for the ulcers, everything else may be normal occurrences. Without actually seeing what you are describing, we can't give you much more information. There are many different types of ulcers, each with different causes. If you want more information, you will have to see a dentist or physician for a better diagnosis. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Two small, hard bumps in mouth (1 inside corner of each cheek). Been there for years. Same color as cheek skin. Mostly painless, sometimes inflamed.

Two small, hard bumps in mouth (1 inside corner of each cheek). Been there for years. Same color as cheek skin. Mostly painless, sometimes inflamed.

See a dentist: Or ENT or dermatologist or oral surgeon. Probably a benign bite fibroma. Cause = accidental biting or sucking on the lining inside the mouth. ...Read more

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The two symmetrical bumps on my mouth's roof behind front teeth, sometimes one of mine feels sore after chewing gum, eating or smoking. Why?

The two symmetrical bumps on my mouth's roof behind front teeth, sometimes one of mine feels sore after chewing gum, eating or smoking. Why?

Irritation: The "bumps" are sore because they are irritated. The question is, what are those "bumps"? Lesions like that can be as benign as a torus palatinus, or they could be more serious, especially since you are a smoker. Have them evaluated by your dentist... It may save your life. ...Read more

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Sore throat , red on the uvila and soft palet on the roof of mouth, tongue spots that turned into valleys, now white bumps on the back of tongue and ?

Sore throat , red on the uvila and soft palet on the roof of mouth, tongue spots that turned into valleys, now white bumps on the back of tongue and ?

Seasonal flu: Seasonal flu is very common viral infection with symptoms you have described. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve) are also recommended every 6 hours. Try to quit the tobacco use, good opportunity. If concerned, see your PCP after 6 days or so. ...Read more

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Frequent red bumps in my mouth, inner cheeks, tongue and iinner lips mostly affected. Bump comes mostly single and red in colour goes back in 1-2 day.

Frequent red bumps in my mouth, inner cheeks, tongue and iinner lips mostly affected. Bump comes mostly single and red in colour goes back in 1-2 day.

Red bumps: It's possible that you may have a viral infection. You do not say how long you have had them or whether or not they are painful. Also, whether you have any physical symptoms such as fever, nausea, aches and pains. Or whether you are a smoker, use snuff, or alcohol. It's best to have them examined when they appear in your mouth. ...Read more

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Can see deep in mouth and see white stuff behind tongue right in front of top of epiglottis. White lines under tonsils look like they connect. Normal?

Can see deep in mouth and see white stuff behind tongue right in front of top of epiglottis. White lines under tonsils look like they connect. Normal?

Not sure: White around the tonsils could be evidence of a bacterial or yeast infection. If the lines are very faint it may just be your normal throat coloration. A very bright red throat with white drainage usually means infection. ...Read more

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I have pink/Redish spots or sores in the floor of my mouth under my tongue and slightly enlarged vallate papilla with white around them when i brush.

I have pink/Redish spots or sores in the floor of my mouth under my tongue and slightly enlarged vallate papilla with white around them when i brush.

Color change: Any white or red spots in the mouth should be evaluated. Can't see you, palpate the area, examine adjacent structures, in this forum. Your Dentist is exquisitely trained to answer your questions based on a clinical examination. Pl,ease call to schedule one. ...Read more

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My 7month old having rash and sometimes just redness around mouth mostly at angles of her mouth especially after every feed of solids , mostly evenings?

My 7month old having rash and sometimes just redness around mouth mostly at angles of her mouth especially after every feed of solids , mostly evenings?

Local Irritation: Helpful to clarify exactly what she is eating. Does this happen with every solid or only a specific solid food? She could be experiencing a local irritation or allergic reaction to the solids. If she has lip or tongue swelling, difficulty breathing she needs immediate medical attention. Discuss your concerns with your health care provider. ...Read more

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My gums r fine in color except some areas where gums meet between teeth my gums are dark in three such areas.why? Teeth dying?no pain yet.whys that???

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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My gums r fine in color except some areas where gums meet between teeth my gums are dark in three such areas.why? Teeth dying?no pain yet.whys that???

Gingivitis?: If you noticed a color change or frequent bleeding gums, it may be a sign that you are at risk for or already have gum disease. Gingivitis is a serious problem, which should be diagnosed professionally by a dentist. Do not delay, call a dentist ASAP. ...Read more

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Horrible taste in mouth for years and seems to be from back of tongue. Tongue in morning is grey/ white and when i brush the back still white. Sicknes?

Yes: A white tongue is usually an indication of the body being toxic. Since you say this has been going on for years i believe you have a chronic condition. Your also need nutritional counseling see physician for a check up go to natdent.Com take the symptom survey test send me the resultes zeines@aol.Com. ...Read more

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About three in a row of slightly raised bumps under left side of tongue.They gradually become red in like 5 secs.When I check later the same. Concern?

About three in a row of slightly raised bumps under left side of tongue.They gradually become red in like 5 secs.When I check later the same. Concern?

May be normal: Doesn't sound bad, but without an exam it can be hard to know. The tongue normally has bumps on it. If you're concerned about these, see your primary care for an exam, and a more complete evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I am having small black spot on tongue which appeaes for 2-3 days and disappears and later appears on different area of the tongue?

I am having small black spot on tongue which appeaes for 2-3 days and disappears and later appears on different area of the tongue?

Tongue pigmentation: Hyper pigmentation of tongue may happen from drugs, infection, nutritional deficiencies, dark skinned individual, hormone deficiency and so on, Have yourself checked out to get to the diagnosis and treatment. Most of the time they are benign lesions. ...Read more

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Small Fibroma removed from tip of my tongue yesterday w/sutures too.Today my tongue is minimally swollen in and around that area.Is this common/no?

Small Fibroma removed from tip of my tongue yesterday w/sutures too.Today my tongue is minimally swollen in and around that area.Is this common/no?

Of course, cutting: tissue to remove tissue means creating damage (partially controlled) to tissue & capillaries, thus leaking cut blood vessels, damaged cells & cellular debris attracting white blood cells to clean-up the debris are all inherent, health (hopefully) restoring processes which create swelling & possible resulting tenderness/pain. Key to good surgery: minimizing collateral damage in ways easing healing. ...Read more